6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 5, 2013


  1. World Record Chase – Bolt Looks To Set New Sprinting Standards In Moscow. The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, is looking to go even faster in Moscow, Russia… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Heat Makes Crime Boil Over – Study. Crime and violence in Jamaica can be partly attributed to the weather, according to the findings of an international study conducted in the United States… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Trade Symposium Gets Thumbs Up At Denbigh. The inaugural Global Trade Exchange Symposium which got under way at the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show yesterday has been hailed as a winning concept for local agriculture, with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture endorsing the initiative… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Gov’t Data Vulnerable To Cyberattack. With sensitive top-secret data becoming more susceptible to hackers in cyberspace around the world, the Jamaican Government could easily become the next victim of this global threat… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. British Warship Intercepts Drug Runners In Regional Waters. British Royal Navy warship, the HMS Lancaster, is on a mission in the region to help fight the illicit drug trade and has already reaped success on the high seas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘TC’ Backs Young Brigade – Jamaica Team Leader Expects Rookies To Do Well At World Champs. Sixteen members of Jamaica’s team to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics here will be making their first appearance at a senior global championships… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com